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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Decatur EDC Recognizes Outgoing Board Secretary and Welcomes New Board Member

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

DATE: June 15, 2022 

CONTACT: Kevin Holzbog, 940-393-0350, kevin@decaturtx.org 

DECATUR EDC RECOGNIZES OUTGOING BOARD SECRETARY AND WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBER (DECATUR, TEXAS) – At a regular meeting of the Dec...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

County nears $5M in sales taxes

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By Richard Greene | Wise County Messenger

Wise County is quickly closing in on $5 million in sales tax collections with three months left in the fiscal year.

The county received $571,437 for its June disbursement from the Texas Comptroller, pushing its tall...

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Posted on: May 28, 2022

Entegris Hiring Event in Decatur, Texas

Entegris is hiring in Decatur, TX. Check out their upcoming Hiring Event on June 14th from 8am-7pm at the Decatur Conference Center.

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Texas Economic Snapshot

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Texas continues to lead the nation in an economic resurgence and remains one of the strongest and most diverse economies in the nation. Below is a snapshot of the state's economic status:

  • Texas unemployment rate is 4.3%. (Texas W...
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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Decatur EDC Artist Spotlight from Decatur ISD STEM Academy

The Decatur EDC is honored to spotlight a special artist from DISD STEM Academy at Enis Elementary. The future of our community is bright with Decatur ISD’s continued investment in our upcoming leaders.

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

City welcomes Omega Research to business park

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By Richard Greene | Wise County Messenger

Decatur formally welcomed the newest tenant to Eagles Landing Business Park Wednesday.

The city, Decatur Economic Development Corporation and Decatur Chamber of Commerce celebrated with a groundbreaking for Omega Re...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Construction starts on Omega building

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By Richard Greene | Wise County Messenger

At the entrance of Eagles Landing Business Park, dirt is moving on the construction of its newest tenant.

Crews are excavating land for the new Omega Research Inc. facility. It will be the third company to build at ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Texas Economic Snapshot

Texas continues to lead the nation in an economic resurgence and remains one of the strongest and most diverse economies in the nation. Below is a snapshot of the state's economic status:

  • Texas unemployment rate is 4.7%. (Texas Workforce Commissio...
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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Decatur Economic Development Corporation OKs pact for Entegris

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By Richard Greene | Wise County Messenger

The Decatur Economic Development Corporation approved a performance agreement Wednesday for one of the community’s longtime iconic manufacturers to expand.

The Decatur EDC approved an incentive agreement f...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

City receives bond proceeds

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By Richard Greene | Wise County Messenger

The City of Decatur completed its bond sale Tuesday, receiving $33.6 million for capital improvements.

The Decatur City Council last month approved the sale of the nearly $34 million in bonds to pay for a series of ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Governor Abbott Holds Roundtable In Houston On Texas Business Climate

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Office of the Texas Governor | Greg Abbott | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today held a roundtable at Pieper-Houston Electric to discuss Texas’ strong business climate and its continuing rapid growth. Representative Lacey Hull, Annie Spilman...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Governor Abbott Touts Texas Economic Exceptionalism At “Why Texas?” Fireside Chat

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Office of the Texas Governor | Greg Abbott | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today touted the Lone Start State's booming economy and world-class, diverse workforce during the "Why Texas?" fireside chat on economic development in Austi...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Texas Unemployment Rate at 4.8 Percent, State Adds 29,000 Jobs in January

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By Angela Woellner | Texas Workforce Commission

In January, Texas added 29,000 total nonagricultural jobs, making gains in 20 of the last 21 months. For the month, the state exceeded the previous record employment level set in December 2021 by reaching 13,...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Texas Wins Site Selection’s Governor’s Cup For Record-Breaking Tenth Year In A Row

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Office of the Texas Governor | Greg Abbott | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference where he announced that Texas has won Site Selection magazine's Governor's Cup for a record-shattering tenth year in a row. The award ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Omega Research, Inc. is locating in Eagles Landing Business Park in Decatur, Texas

Decatur EDC is very pleased to announce that Omega Research, Inc. is locating in Eagles Landing Business Park in Decatur, Texas! Omega Research is an aerospace testing laboratory operation that will increase prosperity in our community by creating quality...
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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Decatur EDC received the 2021 Economic Excellence Recognition Award.

Decatur Economic Development Corporation received the Texas Economic Development Council “2021 Economic Excellence Recognition” award last week in Sugar Land, Texas.  

The award is given to economic development organiz...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Entegris plans hiring event

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By Richard Greene | Wise County Messenger

As its business continues to grow, Entegris POCO Materials is looking to add to its roster at its manufacturing headquarters in Decatur.

The world-class supplier of advanced materials and process solutions for the s...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Sales taxes break record

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By Richard Greene | Wise County Messenger

Wise County broke its record for sales tax collections in a month for a second time in less than year, with the February disbursement this week.

Wise County received $663,353 off its half-cent levy. The tally shatte...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Decatur EDC Executive Director, Kevin Holzbog, presented to Leadership Decatur.

Leadership is a critical component of any growing community. Today, our Executive Director, Kevin Holzbog, presented to the inaugural class of Leadership Decatur. This program, created by the Decatur Chamber of Commerce, aims to create i...

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